Giordano's Tower

Address: Vicolo delle Vallesi , Asciano, Tuscany, 53041, Italy | Castle
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This castle, located on Vicolo delle Vallesi , Asciano, is near Abbazia di Monte Oliveto Maggiore.
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    Travel Blogs from Asciano

    A big travel day ......

    A travel blog entry by emkay100 on Oct 11, 2014

    1 comment, 2 photos

    ... after five weeks of dodging them in every city and village! We found our way to the vaporetto station, then arrived at our hotel which is in a quiet residential corner of the island. Dumped our luggage and went off to investigate. Weather forecast is not looking good , rain predicted so we thought we would have a quick look while it was still fine. Up and down little allay, over canals and it was really cool. Then we came upon a fruit market in one of the squares just ...

    Siena on Foot- Day 9

    A travel blog entry by jjstaar on Jul 12, 2014

    5 photos

    ... of those long, cobbled fingers reaches steeply up and away from the Piazza and each spawns dozens of smaller side streets and even tinier lanes.

    Along the streets are many shops selling high end clothing and shoes as well as handcrafts and objets d'art. There are fine restaurants close to the centre and more simple take away a bit further out. The Piazza has a frill of umbrellas ...

    Twerking it Italian style

    A travel blog entry by jlb43409 on May 27, 2014

    3 comments, 17 photos

    ... rolled in around 515p and said the ride was beautiful and hilly, but doable. Our evening activity was pizza making! We were all issued chefs hats an aprons, and then had a demo of how to make a proper pizza dough. Ken and Lauren were our two reps for the demo, as they got to make and knead the dough. After, we all got our own crusts to add our own ingredients for dinner. The pizza's all went into a stone oven, and we went inside for ...

    Vatican City, then off to Tuscany

    A travel blog entry by helenandchris on Jun 15, 2013

    4 photos

    ... at the best of times, spent the afternoon muttering about funding papal helipads and billion dollar organisations......After, he went off to find the bag we had checked in earlier (miles away of course), leaving the kids and I eating gelato in the shade. We were all slightly apprehensive as to whether he would return, or whether he would say something/do something terrible at the bag check in and be put in ...

    The bells toll very early in Siena...

    A travel blog entry by aj.delacova on Sep 12, 2012

    15 photos

    ... and grown in Montalcino, but are not the best grapes. They only age for 1-2 years and must be consumed within the first few years of purchase to be enjoyed. The manager of the winery chooses the grapes by sight. Yes, he or she just has to look at a grape to know whether it should be aged as a Brunello (the best grapes) or a Rosso (usually red table wine). The Rosso is nice but nothing compares to the Brunello. It is by far my favorite red wine! The ...